West Essex referral pathway document showing correct referral method for your region.
Out of Area Referrals
If you have a patient with a GP in a specific CCG but they want to be seen in a hospital within a different CCG, can you ensure you refer via the patients GP. This also applies to patients who want to be seen at a hospital out of Essex.
Wet AMD referral form for Princess Alexandra Hospital can be found at:
Emergency Fax number: 01279 827521.
Emergency referrals (ie need to be seen either same day or within 2-3 days) are sent direct to A&E with a covering letter (patients have to attend main A&E reception and are then directed round to the eye unit). Clinic open 9-5 Mon-Fri. Outside of these hours send patients to Moorfields A&E with a letter explaining the symptoms.
Cataract Service Restriction policy for the West Essex CCG.
A list of clinicians and their specialities at Princess Alexandra Hospital:
Clinicians and Specialties